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How to Make Enamel Pins: Exclusive Guide


This guide will teach you everything that you need to know about how to make enamel pins, from the initial design to how we construct the pins at Enamel Pin Factory. With this guide and the right tools at your disposal, making your own enamel pins is easy.

Let’s get started… 




How to Design Enamel Pins

The first step in making a enamel pin is to design, You must know a great pin starts with a striking design. You can create your own enamel mockups with the tools online, Such as PhotoShop or Illustrator.

For those creators who have a concept but don't have the time or know how to create these files, Enamel pin factory are perfect for you. You just need to provide our designers with your ideas, whether it is a graphic art work, a simple sketch, or just some ideas written in the text, our designer will make your concept a reality and help you choose the right enamel pin styles. 

They will provide you with digital artwork for your approval. This artwork can be adjusted repeatedly until the concept is perfect for your needs.


Design Tips:

There are some things I wish you had known before you started making pins. Here are a few design-related tips need to know:

Ÿ   Avoid use small texts.

Ÿ   Keep the linework is crisp and connected

Ÿ   Use bold lines and strong colors.

Ÿ   Keep your design is simple enough.

Ÿ   Use solid colors and use the Pantone color system.

Ÿ   Do not use shading on your design.


Learn About Different Enamel Pin Types

In order to fit the enamel pins to your vision, you need to know about the type of enamel pin types to determine the exact material that is right for you.There have 6 enamel pins types you can choose:

Hard Enamel Pins - The process used to create hard enamel pins, known as cloisonné, it shows a flat and smooth appearance.

Soft Enamel Pins - It shows the bright colors, clear and bright lines and exquisite metal texture.

Sandblasted Pins - The raised area is highly polished and has a bright appearance, while the concave surface is matte or sandblasted, creating a strong contrast.

3D or Cut out Pins - Through the three-dimensional representation of the design, show us a real and beautiful image.

Antique Pins - Antique polishing is applied to the metal and then gently polished, leaving an ancient appearance on the newly made pin.

Offset Printed Pins - The most detailed shadows, gradients, and text can be presented with outstanding colors and clarity.


Enamel pins can be made from a wide variety of materials, Most people like these two traditional formats: Hard Enamel Pins and Soft Enamel pins. But what’s difference?


How To Choose the Right Enamel Pin Manufacturer

Once you have come up with your design, you need to find a enamel pin manufacturer that can turn your ideas into a pin. To decide who to work with, You should consider the following questions:

  • Is there a minimum order quantity?
  • Best user experience.
  • Delivery time guaranteed.
  • Quality raw material guarantee.
  • Professional and Friendly customer service.

The resources below show you in detail about how to choose the right pin manufacture?


Who we are?

I highly recommend you choose our company. How to make enamel pins already have over 20 years experience on custom enamel pins in local area, we have our own factory and production lines, We know what you really want. We can make it.

How to make enamel pins website belongs to GS-JJ .com which is one of the best enamel pins manufacturer in China and USA. We already have over 20 years experience on custom enamel pins designing and manufacturing.


Custom Enamel Pins Cost &Budget

After your confirm artwork, The pin types, pin size, how many pins you want to produce, These will directly affect your cost. The budget is always the trickiest part of any project! 

Keep your costs low is very important when ordering pins, You have to consider whether it is within the budget, How to ensure that the best price and the highest quality?

Here are the factors that Factors that influence pricing of your order:

  • The more colors in the design, the higher the price.
  • Complex design also increases the cost of the pins. The simpler the design, the lower the price.
  • The size of the enamel pins also affects the price.
  • Some pin manufacturers will give some discounts on big orders, so the lager your order, the lower price you can get.
  • Some high-end accessory options will also increase the price.

Enamel Pins Making Process 

During the making process, you can find several differences between hard enamel and soft enamel.

How to make Enamel Pins

Soft enamel pins also known as embossed enamel pins. Place the enamel in the recess and bake the enamel through the oven. In the process, the enamel just added once, which means that when the dried enamel sticks to the edge and below the metal line, this prevents the enamel from mixing. So its surface has the obvious concave and convex feeling, good texture, suitable for the production of some high-end lapel pins.

  • Stamping Molding and outline cutting: These stampings are cut out to the  precise and well-defined outline of your design's shape.
  • Polishing: Put the metal products into the polishing machine, remove the burrs of stamping and polish it until it is smooth and shiny.
  • Attachment: Solder the standard attachment or customer required parts onto the back of each piece.
  • Electroplating: The metal surface using finishes like gold or nickel
  • Coloring:Each layer of color needs to be separate dried and to add high-temperature curing to the color.
  • Cleaning and Baking: Removed the excess impurities, and then baked at high  temperature
  • Inspection and Package: Individually poly bagged are the often used package.


How to make Hard Enamel Pins

For hard enamel, the enamel is added several times, make the enamel is flattened to the same level as the metal molding. The quality of enamel is very high. Our hard enamel is the most traditional badge coloring process, its color can be preserved for very long without discoloration. If you put your thumb on a hard enamel pin, it will feel flat and smooth.


  • Stamping Molding: Make a die-struck metal.
  • Polishing: Remove the burrs of stamping and polish it until it is smooth and shiny.
  • Attachment: Solder the standard attachment or customer required parts onto the back of each piece.
  • Electroplating: The metal surface using finishes like gold or nickel
  • Coloring: Each layer of color needs to be separate dried and to add high-temperature curing to the color.
  • Cleaning and Baking: Removed the excess impurities, and then baked at high temperature.
  • Polishing again: Put the metal products into the polishing machine again. Make sure that the colored is almost in the same plane with the surrounding metal lines.
  • Inspection and Package: Individually poly bagged are the often used package.


Start Make Your Own Enamel Pins

Now that you know how easy it is to turn your design into a product, Let start making fun and stylish accessories.

Welcome to our website GS-JJ.COM get your quota, We have an excellent Automated Quotation SystemClicking the "Get Quote/Ordering" button on the top right corner of our web page, our system will guide you to customize your product step by step. We also have online designer tools, You can design it by yourself and See your pin design instantly. It’s free and easy to use.



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